Temple bar, or, Some account of 'ye Marygold', no.1, Fleet street

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Taylor & Francis, 1875 - 58 Seiten
The story of Child's bank.

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Seite 11 - ELCOME all who lead or follow, To the Oracle of Apollo Here he speaks out of his pottle, Or the tripos, his tower bottle : All his answers are divine, Truth itself doth flow in wine. Hang up all the poor hop-drinkers, Cries old Sim, the king of skinkers ; 3 He the half of life abuses, That sits watering with the Muses.
Seite 39 - It is payable at twenty days — when the days are out, we will pay you;" and those that are not so, they make tell over their money, and make their bags false, on purpose to give cause to retell it, and so spend time.
Seite 11 - He the half of life abuses, That sits watering with the Muses. Those dull girls no good can mean us ; Wine it is the milk of Venus, And the poet's horse accounted : Ply it, and you all are mounted. 'Tis the true...
Seite 30 - Soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the grace of God of England Scotland ffrance and Ireland king Defender of the faith etc.
Seite 5 - Afterwards a house of timber was erected across the street, with a narrow gateway, and an entry on the south side of it under the house.
Seite 33 - Imprest or other charge to be sett upon him the said Edward Backwell his heires or Assignes for the same or any part thereof And these Our Lres Patente or the Exemplificacon Entry or Enrollm' thereof shall be unto the high Trear Com™ of the Treary Chancellor and under Trear Chamberlaines and Barons of the Excheqr of Us Our heires and succ™ and all other Officers and Ministers of the said Excheqr and to the Com™ Trears Receiv™ Collectors ffarmors and all other Officers and Ministers of Our...
Seite 23 - The interior, which is fitted up with great taste and magnificence, was finished by Robert Child, who succeeded to his Brother Francis's Estates in 1763. " The Staircase is ornamented with a fine Painting by Rubens of the Apotheosis of William the 1", Prince of Orange, brought from Holland by Sir Francis Child.
Seite 11 - Tatler ' (No. 79) they are described as being ' in gold letters.' And this account agrees with the rules themselves — in gold letters upon board — still preserved in the banking-house of the Messrs. Child, where I had the pleasure of seeing them in 1843, with another and equally interesting relic of the Devil Tavern, the bust of Apollo.
Seite 39 - They are so called upon for money that they will be all broke, hundreds coming to them for money : and they answer him, ' It is payable at twenty days — when the days are out, we will pay you :' and those that are not so, they make tell...
Seite 17 - Anno 1705. This ward was rebuilt at the sole charge of Sir Francis Child Kn' sometime Lord Mayor, and now President of this house.

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